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Department of Psychology
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
UNLV psychology professor hopes study will influence treatments.
Privacy threats are just as effective at scaring off illegal downloaders as big fines, UNLV study finds.
The “Most Spirited Rebel” contestants share the reasons they rep for the Rebels wherever they go.
College of Liberal Arts Alumna of the Year Jeanne Hamrick helps keep the funds flowing to Southern Nevada charities.
The public is invited to get a first-hand glimpse at innovation.
In the days after the Oct. 1 tragedy, UNLV mental health experts helped hundreds deal with the trauma. Three of them share their insights.
After the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV researcher Stephen Benning found increases in stress and gratitude. Here, he shares perspective on his findings.
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.
Do children raised by male caregivers have different perceptions of gender as a result of who raised them? This psychology major spent her summer exploring the question.
UNLV professor Brad Donohue uses family behavior therapy to develop program to change sports culture and optimize athletic performance.
UNLV, Tufts University, and international research team offers new clues about which key proteins in the brain play a role in controlling epilepsy, anxiety, and other disorders.
Meana, a professor and administrator at UNLV since 1997, will serve in UNLV’s top post beginning July 1 through the completion of a national search.
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Psychology In The News
The onset of schizophrenia in young adults can put an immediate halt to life goals, with one set of symptoms being particularly debilitating.
Your Krispy Kreme Doughnuts experience may not have been quite like Marc-Andre Fleury's, but it was probably just as exciting.
Symbols are communication shortcuts, allowing people to convey information almost instantly. The stop sign. The recycle symbol. The simple stick figure of a man or woman. But what symbol would you use to curb the theft of music online?
We're surrounded by sounds like cars driving, planes flying, trees blowing in the wind every day.
These days millions of people are turning to the sounds of whispering,tapping, and scratching to help them relax and de-stress.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
An expert on child psychology, bipolar disorder, depression, and irritability.
An expert in clinical psychology, psychopathy, emotions and personality traits.
Associate Professor, Psychology
An expert in behavioral neuroscience with concentrations in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.